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Open Source Software: news & information 

  • Apache Software Foundation

  • Linux -- Linux is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds with the assistance of developers around the world. Developed under the GNU General Public License, the source code for Linux is freely available to everyone. Click the link to find out more about the operating system that is causing a revolution in the world of computers.

  • MySQL -- MySQL is the world's most popular open source database, recognized for its speed and reliability. MySQL AB, the company founded by the creators of the MySQL database, provides MySQL software development and related support and services.

  • PostgreSQL

  • Open source databases bloom - Computerworld

  • MAXP DB - The FREE Enterprise Open Source Database

  • The Open Source Database Benchmark

  • Open Source Content Management System -- Mambo

  • JBoss :: Professional Open Source

  • Application Server Matrix -- Comparsion Chart

  •  Open LDAP -- Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

  • Application Development - Case for Open Source Adoption

  •  Open Source Software Options

  •  Open Source Software - F.A.Q.

  •  Schoolforge -- working together to unleash open source tools in education

  •  Kapor: Why the old development model is history -- The software development model that produced Lotus 1-2-3 and Microsoft Windows and created long lists of multi-millionaires in the process is all but over, says Mitch Kapor, founder of Lotus, the EFF, and Open Source Application Foundation. In its place stands open source software, where the model is, "Do good work, make a decent living and maybe make the world a better place." 

  • Danish Board of Technology Report on Open Source Software -- excellent discussion on infrastructure software (ch. 6) (like, Linux, MySQL, OpenOffice, ..) and Specially Developed Software (ch. 7) (like AcademicEdge) -- in pdf format

  •  OpenGroupware.org -- leading open source groupware server to integrate with the leading open source office suite products and all the leading groupware clients running across all major platforms, and to provide access to all functionality and data through open XML-based interfaces and APIs

  •  Sunsource.net -- SunSource.net is a site devoted to Sun's involvement in Free & Open Source projects. Check to find the latest news from any of the Free & Open Source projects with which Sun is involved.

  • OpenOffice.org --  Office Productivity Suite -- OpenOffice.org 1.1 can be downloaded now. It represents months of testing, improvement, and innovation. There is no other office suite like it, either in terms of features or code. And it's free.

  •  Java -- A Platform that Enable Software to Run on Many Different Kinds Of Computers and Other Devices. 

  • Chandler from Open Source Application Foundation -- Chandler is intended to be an open source personal information manager for email, calendars, contacts, tasks, and general information management, as well as a platform for developing information management applications. It is currently under development and will run on Windows, Mac, and Linux-based PC's.

  •  IBM developerWorks hosts a variety of open source projects, all under open source licenses approved by the Open Source Initiative. Many are licensed under the Common Public License or the IBM Public License.

  •  OpenSource – Recommended Readings.           

 

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